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More Wisconsin colleges dropping ACT/SAT requirement. What about UW campuses?

41 min 49 sec ago
Eight of Wisconsin's 22 private institutions serving undergraduates are test-optional, five of which scrapped the test requirement within the past five years.

Michael Perry: Sound in the night may be what you fear

51 min 49 sec ago
I woke to poultry screeching in the night. “I thought I heard a chicken,” I told my wife in the dark. “I think it was a chicken,” she said, sounding shaken. The tremble in her tone was due less to…

Madison, Dane County officials continue efforts to prevent future flooding along lakes

56 min 49 sec ago
While Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa and Kegonsa are slightly above the summer maximum water level, the lakes are still at a lower level than they were this time last year.

Youngsters learn computer coding at Code Ninjas in Sun Prairie

1 hour 11 min ago
Code Ninjas is a coding center where youngsters learn programming by playing popular games like Scratch, Minecraft and Roblox.

Ask the Weather Guys: What is the hurricane forecast for this year?

1 hour 11 min ago
The Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook for this year indicates there is a 70% likelihood of having nine to 15 named storms, including two to four major hurricanes.

Ninjas among us: 'American Ninja Warrior' alums enjoy challenge, camaraderie of growing sport

1 hour 41 min ago
A small but growing cadre of Madison-area athletes gather twice a week in a McFarland basement to hone their skills in obstacle courses like those seen on "American Ninja Warrior."

Christian Yelich says Giannis Antetokounmpo joining him as MVP would be 'cool'

2 hours 16 min ago
The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is a finalist for NBA MVP along with Oklahoma City swingman Paul George and Houston guard James Harden, who won the award last season. The winner will be announced Monday night.

Martin Truex Jr. repeats at Sonoma for fourth NASCAR win of season

2 hours 41 min ago
Martin Truex Jr. won on the hilly road course at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight year and the third time in his career, comfortably holding off Kyle Busch for JGR’s 10th victory of the season.

Dominant Alexander Rossi wins at Road America

2 hours 41 min ago
Alexander Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away from the rest of the field to win the IndyCar race at the 4.014-mile road course in central Wisconsin.

Home Talent League: Middleton downs Ashton

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:45pm
Luke Schafer singled home the winning run in the eighth inning to lead host Middleton over Ashton 4-3 Sunday in a Home Talent League amateur baseball game.

Drew Benefield, Andre Nnebe homer, Mallards edge Wisconsin

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:45pm
WASAU — Drew Benefield and Andre Nnebe homered in a decisive three-run eighth inning and the Madison Mallards staved off a rally in the ninth for a 6-5 victory over the Wisconsin Woodchucks in a Northwoods League amateur baseball game…

Tom Oates: Moving 2020 AmFam Championship up three weeks a risky decision

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 9:30pm
Perhaps we should be used to it by now.

Just Ask Us: Can ticks in Wisconsin infect people with Lyme disease?

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 6:15pm
"All Wisconsin residents are at some risk of getting Lyme disease," said Rebecca Osborn, a state Department of Health Services tick specialist.

Lawmakers should earn their pay -- John H. Pickle Jr.

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 6:00pm
I have seen enough from members of Congress on both sides of the aisle not doing anything except tattling, crying and pointing fingers at each other, while still drawing their $170,000-plus salary and expenses.

Brandon Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers split series with Reds

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 6:00pm
Travis Shaw homers in the 7-5 victory at Miller Park.

SOS: Frustrating quest for Wi-Fi ends with charges eliminated, but still no Wi-Fi

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 4:00pm
It's not clear why Morris couldn't get WiFi in a modern apartment building near the center of a tech-savvy Midwestern city.

Famed french explorer Jean Nicolet gets a historical revision

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 4:00pm
Long-held lore about Nicolet's 1600s journey, wardrobe and purpose for coming to Wisconsin are getting a major update thanks to the research by a history professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Madison man and woman arrested after possible shots fired incident in Middleton

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 3:55pm
After a report of gunshots heard in Middleton, police found eight people and a handgun. A man and woman, both from Madison, were arrested.

Fantastic finish: Jerry Kelly wins American Family Championship after outlasting Steve Stricker, Retief Goosen in playoff

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 3:30pm
It took three extra holes, but when all was said and done Sunday, Madison-native Jerry Kelly edged tournament host Steve Stricker and then Retief Goosen to win the American Family Insurance Championship at University Ridge.

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